The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The material, arranged alphabetically by subject, is comprised of records maintained in Benson Ford's office relating to his activities as a trustee of the Ford Foundation. While the bulk of the material consists of reports issued by the foundation and documents sent to trustees during the period, there is also a smattering of correspondence and memoranda. Among the reports are documents regarding a 1964 administrative organization survey with recommendations for reorganiz ...
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Alvin A. Dunivent collection dating from 1904 to 1959 (predominately 1917 to 1936) includes family papers relating to Alvin Dunivent and Mabel Lindsey's courtship and marriage in 1919, family portrait photographs, as well as material relating to "Don" Dunivent's years with White Castle® eating houses. This collection also comprises papers and photographs relating to White Castle restaurants, employees and managers, and company bowling leagues and picnics. This archiva ...
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
Scope and Content Note…………………………………....3 Series: I. II. III. IV. Earl Newberry…………………………..….…..5 Irene Newberry………………………….. ……6 Thrill Shows, Fairs and Speedways…… …..….6 Photographs, Misc. artwork………….…..…….7 2 INTRODUCTION Earl Newberry (1894-1961) had a variety of careers during his life. He is best known as a promoter of theatrical shows, musical acts and auto thrill shows in the years before and ...
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE Survey results from a poll conducted in April 1961 by Samuel Lubell Associates, Inc. on public reactions to auto contract negotiations. They interviewed the general public in nineteen communities in eight states. Ford workers were also interviewed in six plant areas: Mahwah and Metuchen in New Jersey; Milpitas and Whittier in California; Atlanta, Georgia; and Dallas, Texas. SUBJECT TERMS Names, Personal and Corporate Samual Lubell Associates, Inc. Subjects Collective labor ...
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Activities subgroup is organized into two series. The Special events series includes material collected or created to celebrate milestones in Ford Motor Company history. There are three subseries. The Fiftieth Anniversary Tributes subseries includes plaques, trophies, and sound recorded and printed tributes to the company. SUBJECT TERMS Names, Personal and Corporate Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 Ford Motor Company--History Ford Motor Company. Archives. Fair Lane (Dearborn, Mi ...
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Mack Truck Photograph Collection consists almost exclusively of black and white photographs and corresponding negatives of Mack and Saurer trucks, buses and fire apparatus, manufactured between 1905 and 1947. Mack Trucks, Inc. hired professional photographers to produce these images for advertising, publicity and factory production purposes. The photographs show vehicles in static poses against neutral backgrounds as well as in operation on construction sites, city str ...
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE This collection is made up of eight series and a 2006 Addendum. The bulk of the material is comprised of trade catalogs and product literature covering several years. The material covers the company history, designers, publications, presentations used, advertising and price books, as well as other various pieces of literature. The Company History series, 1975-1994, contains biographical sketches, company profiles, timelines, master plans and designs, and information on Mar ...
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Wayside Inn records series includes documentation of the history of the Inn and its original owners, the Howe family; its purchase by Henry Ford in 1923; the restoration and renovation process; material relating to the Inn’s operation; diaries maintained for schools and shops; and papers relating to the nursery rhyme “Mary Had a Little Lamb.” SUBJECT TERMS Names, Personal and Corporate Campsall, Frank Charles, 1884-1946. Cameron, William John, 1878-1955. Wayside ...
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE All inspection data is listed on a standard printed form, which includes the following information:  Name and type of company inspected  Location (street address) of the company  Location of company specified on Sanborn plot  Current occupants of building(s), number of employees (including ratio of male to female employees), and working hours  Type of product(s) made  Raw stocks maintained and necessary to produce product  Type of machinery and manufac ...
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The records are comprised of a variety of reference files kept by Emery L. Applegate for ready reference. Included are some branch histories and production numbers, post-war production statistics, a few Ford Tri-Motor statistics and a folder with summaries of Model T paint colors. SUBJECT TERMS Names, Personal and Corporate Applegate, Emery L. Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 Ford Motor Company Ford Tri-Motor Subjects Automobile industry and trade Ford Model T automobile Ford Three- ...